Designed primarily for sport skydiving:
- Glow Face Lens for night jumping
- Replaceable Lens
- a newly designed screw on lens that can be replaced by its owner,
- a large 2" dial face,
- increased size and thickness of the numbers for ease of reading,
- engraved serial number,
- 1" thick robust aluminum casing available in a variety of colors,
- a sturdy hand mount
The galaxy has an altitude range of 18,000 feet MSL, marked in 250 foot increments. The face of the galaxy is highlighted with a yellow caution and red warning arc that starts at 3,000 feet. The galaxy contains a durable mechanism made from temperature compensating metals for minimal friction and precision accuracy.
The galaxy can be comfortably worn with a hand mount or a Velcro wrist mount band that fits to, or can be mounted upon any parachutist's glove. The complete instrument, with hand mount, weighs 5.8 oz.